NIGHTWISH's "Century Child" Strikes Gold Within Two Hours Of Release

May 24, 2002

Finland's NIGHTWISH received a gold record for their brand new Century Child CD within two hours of its release in their home country, according to

NIGHTWISH were told of their latest accomplishment during the group's record-release party in Helsinki yesterday (May 23rd),at which the band were being presented with gold and platinum awards for their Angels Fall First, Oceanborn and From Wishes to Eternity albums and the "Ever Dream" single.

"We have just received the information, that the band's new Century Child album has sold gold (15,000 copies) in two HOURS, but unfortunately we couldn't make the gold records in this schedule," said Spinefarm Records' web representative Pasi to the crowd.

(Thanks: Tuomas Toivonen)

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